BancorpSouth Bank Promotes Cude and Simpson

Jeff Cude was recently named president of Tupelo-based BancorpSouth Bank’s Northwest Arkansas market. He joined the bank in 2015 and most recently was senior vice president. Cude is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and financial management. He is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending School, as well as the Arkansas Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending School and Banking School.

Robin Simpson was named community bank president for BancorpSouth Bank in Rogers, Arkansas. She has been with the company for more than 20 years, working initially in investments before moving to the commercial lending team in 2002 and then serving as senior vice president in Rogers. She has a bachelor’s degree in financial management from the University of Arkansas–Fayetteville and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Commercial Lending School.

Founded in 1876, BancorpSouth Bank has 279 locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, and an insurance location in Illinois.

Published in Bankers Digest, June 4, 2018